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Creating a study group

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Upper intermediate: B2


Actually no i have not created a study group before. But, i would like to be in a group one day, because i feel its a useful way of studying. Plus, its more fun to study with a group than being alone .

I've never created group study but i think it's a great way to motivate each other and to make us more smart.
My tips :
- for making group study four or five people is enough because more than 5 become more crowd and hard to get focus on.
- Consistent, if we had make a deal to make group discussion then we decide the day and time we will meet. Be consistent to do the group discussion. Sometimes only on the beginning we have to do then later become stuck and finish.

Hello, I haven't created a study group, not a stric group but I had been in a lot of group depending of the assignment and if we want to get a higher degree we used to have meetings in differents places. A few years ago we didn't have cellphone's and we get focused on what we had to do, not as these days how Mujtabaaman says, were all the students have mobile cellphone's and they get easily distracted

A study group is a good idea, due to students may share ideas and improve their knowledge about different study subjects.

When I was student, I created a study group with my classmates. We usually met on Monday to organize activities and homework. However, each member had other duties as sport or elective classes, for that, always someone did not attend to the meeting.

The study group helped me to understand other point of view and share ideas, notes and prepare exams.

I had a good experience with my study group, despite we did not regularly get together.

No, I didn't. But I study sometimes with my friends, so I have some experience.
Tip number one : try to have few people in the group, because if there were too many students in the group, it will be almost impossible to study seriously, and it will be like hanging out with your friends rather than making a studying group.
Tip number two : take you phones away, because it will only disturb from studying, so just put it away or don't use it.
Tip number three : take breaks, because studying for long continuous hours is unprodective.

Yeah, I'd love to study with Grob, but not more than four people, like he says, " I think anything done with Grob's participation comes with the best result."
Is my writing correct?

Hello r0000ma

That is grammatically correct, though I would separate it into two sentences (after the word 'people').

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

I never created a study group, or maybe not one rigid/strict like the study group created in the audio, with fixed day and time. I had a group of friends that I enjoyed to study with, but we didn't have a schedule, sometimes we meet in the library or the someone's house.

I never created a study group . because I think it losses my time .

When it comes to creating a study group one of the most common problems you could have is the engagement, most of the times because people, in this kind of instances, often don't set their education before their relationships, and end up creating the group with people who they are supposed to amuse with, clearly it is not always like that, however, assessing the engagement of the possible members in advance is always worth it.

Regarding to the place and the time to held it, is a good option doing it after finishing the classes so that you can go over and feedback the topics of the day in a clear way,if by any chance it is not possible you may set your house as the place of meeting, this could give you the upper hand to take over the leadership, which by the way, allows you to have a wider prospect regarding to the duties of the group according to the needs.